Africa

UN to lift nine-year Eritrea sanctions (BBC)

The UN Security Council is expected to agree shortly to lift sanctions against Eritrea. An…

Final school hostages freed in Cameroon (BBC)

The final four hostages of the 81 people kidnapped from a boarding school in Cameroon…

Death toll in Mogadishu car bombing rises to 52 (CNN)

The death toll from three car bombs detonated near a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia has…

Sierra Leone grants visa exemptions to China (Independent)

Hon. Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Chairman for the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation…

DR Congo opposition name presidency pick (BBC)

Opposition leaders in the DR Congo have chosen the businessman Martin Fayulu as their candidate…

Madagascar goes to the polls to pick next president (Punch)

Madagascar went to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new president, with the three…

Kidnapped schoolchildren freed in Cameroon (BBC)

Students kidnapped from a boarding school in Cameroon’s North-West region have been freed, officials say.…

Cameroon kidnap: Army searches for 79 pupils seized in Bamenda (BBC)

An army search operation is under way in Cameroon to rescue dozens of people kidnapped…

Ebola virus infects 300 people in eastern Congo (Guardian)

The deadly Ebola virus has infected 300 people in Congo since an outbreak erupted almost…

Seven killed as gunmen attack bus carrying Egyptian Christians (Punch)

Gunmen attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt on Friday, killing at least…

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